Board of Trustees

Paulette Brown, Chair

Former Senior Partner & Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer, Locke Lord LLP; First Black woman to serve as President of the American Bar Association

Robin A. Lenhardt, Vice Chair

Professor of Law, Georgetown University Law Center

B. John Pendleton, Jr., Secretary

Executive Vice President, Legal & Corporate Affairs, PARTS iD, Inc.; Former Partner, DLA Piper (US)

Kenneth Y. Tanji, Treasurer

Executive Vice President and CFO, Prudential Financial, Inc.



Elise C. Boddie

Professor of Law, Henry Rutgers Professor and Judge Robert L. Carter Scholar, Rutgers University School of Law

Douglas S. Eakeley

Of Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Alan V. Lowenstein Professor of Corporate and Business Law, Rutgers University School of Law

John J. Farmer, Jr.

Director, Eagleton Institute of Politics; University Professor of Law; Justice Alan B. Handler Scholar; Director, Miller Center for Community Protection and Resilience, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Paul J. Fishman

Partner, Arnold & Porter, Former United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey

Michael D. Francis

Managing Member, Safety First Systems

Jerome C. Harris, Jr. 

President, The Harris Organization, LLC

Rev. Timothy Adkins-Jones

Pastor, Bethany Baptist Church, Newark

Sandra King

Executive Producer and Host, Due Process

Dr. John H. Lowenstein

Professor Emeritus, New York University

James McQueeny

Chair, Winning Strategies Public Relations LLC

Diana DeJesus-Medina

Chief of External Strategy and Affairs, LatinoJustice PRLDEF

Patricia Nachtigal 

Formerly Senior Vice President and General Counsel, Ingersoll-Rand Co. Ltd.

Darrell K. Terry, Sr. 

President and Chief Executive Officer, Newark Beth Israel Medical Center and Children’s Hospital of New Jersey

Martin Vergara II

Managing Director and Chief Operating Officer of Corporate Services, Morgan Stanley

Nina Mitchell Wells

Former Secretary of State for New Jersey

Dr. Antoinette Ellis-Williams

Chair, Women's & Gender Studies, New Jersey City University

Gary M. Wingens

Chairman and Managing Partner, Lowenstein Sandler LLP


The Honorable Dickinson R. Debevoise (Trustee Emeritus)*

Zulima V. Farber (Trustee Emerita)

Of Counsel, Lowenstein Sandler LLP

Nicholas deB. Katzenbach (Trustee Emeritus)*

Roger A. Lowenstein (Emeritus)

Founder, Los Angeles Leadership Academy

Theodore V. Wells, Jr. (Emeritus)

Partner, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP

*In Memoriam